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PEDv Dominates the Pig World By: 09/11/2014 @ 9:50am

While there were hundreds of things to see, do, and talk about at the 2014 World Pork Expo (WPX) this summer in Des Moines, Iowa, only one subject trumped everything…

Fall Hog Market Outlook By: 09/04/2014 @ 10:55am

This is a strange story about the scourge of the new pig disease, PED virus, which seemingly came out of nowhere to…

Disease Remains Focus of Global Pork Markets By: 05/06/2014 @ 9:55am

Pork shortages will be a key concern in many countries in the coming months. According to the Rabobank Food &…

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Zoetis Unveils HOGISTICS By: 05/08/2014 @ 11:37am

Zoetis has released a new tool, HOGISTICS, to help pork producers more accurately predict optimal market weight and weight distribution. The tool helps producers make more accurate marketing decisions by using…

PEDv Timeline: The Hog Industry's Toughest Battle By: 04/18/2014 @ 11:46am

Hit by an epidemic that killed millions of hogs in the U.S., PEDv turned the hog industry on end. Take a look back at the battle against PEDv.

Stepping Up Biosecurity on PEDV By: 04/08/2014 @ 9:26am

The fight against the porcine epidemic disease virus (PEDV) continues to be a strong one. Missouri’s 96 cases compare to 1,646 in neighboring Iowa, 407 in Illinois, 214 in Kansas and 331 in Oklahoma. The…

Optimistic Outlook Despite PEDv By: 03/24/2014 @ 4:05pm

Since last spring, PEDv has wiped out an estimated 5 million pigs in 27 states. Despite the devastation of the disease, the hog industry outlook is still optimistic for four reasons: A cure is in sight, there…

9 tips to block PEDv By: 01/15/2014 @ 10:02am

Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) is back in full swing. Reports show that as of December 1, 2013, there were 1,512 cases of PEDv in 20 states. “The disconcerting news is that this is an increase…

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